Reset Pyongyang Time Begins

Date: 04/05/2018 | Source: (En) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, May 5 (KCNA) -- Pyongyang time was reset and applied from May 5, according to a decree of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK.

As it was reset into GMT+09:00 (30 minutes earlier than the previous time) with the 135th degree of east longitude as prime meridian to unify the standard times of the north and the south, 00:00, May 5 of Pyongyang time began from 23:30, May 4.

The time-resetting is the first practical step taken after the historic third north-south summit meeting to speed up the process for the north and the south to become one and turn their different and separated things into the same and single ones. -0-

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